Nut and Oddball


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Nut noun – A person of odd or whimsical habits.
Usage example: a show devoted to those lovable nuts who collect the weirdest things just for fun

Oddball is a synonym for nut in eccentric topic. In some cases you can use "Oddball" instead a noun "Nut", when it comes to topics like madman, loony.
Nearby Words: nuthouse, nutlet
Synonyms for Nut


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Oddball noun – A person of odd or whimsical habits.
Usage example: she's known as the office oddball

Nut is a synonym for oddball in eccentric topic. You can use "Nut" instead a noun "Oddball".
Synonyms for Oddball

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / Kelly's Heroes Big Applesauce: Crapgame is a stereotypical Brooklyn hustler.Oddball: To a New Yorker like you, a hero is some kind of weird sandwich, not some nut who goes up against three Tigers!
  • Film / Kelly's Heroes Department of Redundancy Department: "That nut has gotta be nuts." Dissonant Serenity: Oddball takes everything in stride, even when talking on a phone in hostile territory, or having a picnic when his tank breaks down.
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